Description: Resistors are a good thing, in fact, they’re actually crucial in a lot of circuit designs. The only problem seems to be that resistors disappear into thin air. The only way to be sure that you’re gonna have the resistor you need when you need it is to stock up, and keep them organized. We have just the thing!
Our new branded resistor kit comes with 25 each of 20 different resistor values (including 0Ω links!). All of these resistors are stapled into a tri-fold pack and clearly labeled. The back of the resistor kit even has a resistor color code look-up chart and a table of color codes for the included resistors!
We’d like to give Oomlout credit for coming up with this great idea. Thanks guys!
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Try getting one form one of the resistor manufactures and you will pay through the nose. Over $100 for a plastic drawer set with the same resistors in this kit. and you have to put them in after you get it.
Love it! I bought two!
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I love the way this kit is packaged, its very easy and efficient to find the resistor you need and just snip it out of the tape. Has all of the common resistor sizes and its fairly cheap compared to a lot of kits.
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I REQUEST TO CUSTOMER SERVICE TO CLAIM TO THE POST OFFICE THE PACKAGE BECAUSE I DID NOT RECEIVE IT, AND THEY DID NOTHING, NEITHER AN EMAIL TO SAY SOMETHING ABOUT IT. SORRY I CAN NOT RATE IT, I THINK IS VERY GOOD CHOICE, IT IS A CLEAVER IDEA FOR THIS SMART ENGINEERS.
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I was able to use these parts for my breadboard kits. Its easy to try new resistors to get things right.
This kit is exactly as described; LOTS of resistors. I like how it folds out, and It really is nice to know that I have so may resistors to choose from. I have this nagging feeling though that I’m going to run out of a specific resistor one day and be shocked.
I needed a few extra resistors that this kit provided that I didn’t already have laying around. The resistors are all pinned inside this kit and it shows you which ones are which value. All of my other resistors are in a binder and split out into different sections and I loved that. Ever since I got this though, I haven’t used the binder at all. Glad I ended up getting this kit.
Although this suffices for a beginner, it quickly becomes a handicap as you learn. There are many kits out there that far surpass this one. This is for a variety of reasons. First of all, out of the 73 standard E12 values up to 1Mohm, only 25 are present. This kit is missing two thirds of the standard values. Second of all, the packaging is extremely lacking. This “kit” consists of little more than resistor sheets loosely stapled to a sheet of thin cardboard. The resistors freely flap around, and it is difficult to access individual resistors. Finally, the leads of the resistors are far, far, far too thin. Even with a breadboard that has fully been broken in, it is difficult to insert these things without bending the leads.
I got one of these for Christmas and I have no complaints except for the fact that the labels on the inside are out of order and I couldn’t find half of the resistors.
Good denominations, convenient chart for beginners (and clear colorings)
When i am organizing components for a circuit its great to have this kit on hand. Dont have to do a BBROYGBVGW each time.
Unexpected new values for the breadboard, and hole-through use. These have nice long leads. A version I used to buy was:
5ea. 2.2,15,22,33,39,47,51,68,82,180,270,390,510,680,1.2k,1.8k,2.7k3k,3.9k,5.1k, 5.6k,6.8k,8.2k,12k,18k,27k,33k,39k,51k,56k,68k,82k,120k,150k, 180k,270k,330k,1.5m,2.2m,3.3m,4.7m
Hope you can use this information.
A real time saver. It’s the perfect kit to have in my parts larder. When I need a resistor for what ever I happen to be working on. I just reach for my stock of resistors, pluck out the one(s) I need and keep working.
The description for this product is pretty spot on. Many circuits will need resistors and this kit has such a variety, you likely won’t need to worry about whether or not you have the right resistor. The little book they come in is a nice organizer, easy to carry with all resistors neatly sorted and attached on tape rolls. It fit perfectly in my toolbox and I have been the resistor guru among my peers. If you build circuits, or plan to begin building circuits, this product will be as helpful as any breadboard, soldering iron or multimeter. Highly recommended.
I’ve ordered large groups of resistors in the past, and they all show up out of order and you have to go through and interpret some chicken scratch they wrote as to what the value was and then hope they sent you all they promised and didn’t forget pr duplicate any. This one comes nice, neat, and organized. Very much worth it.
I keep this next to my soldering iron. I always have the really common resistor values handy now, and don’t have to hunt for them in my supplies stock. This is absolutely definitely assuredly worth the price.
I want one just like this but for ceramic and poly capacitors. Maybe one for molded inductors too.
The only demerit is that these resistors have very thin leads. Too thin to engage most header sockets, and they are hit-and-miss with breadboards also.
The packaging is excellent, keeping all the resistors organized with very clear labeling and resistor code diagrams. Highly recommended resistor kit.
(My only gripe is a pedantic one: the example resistor color code given uses the Latin for “that is” instead of “for example.” Not sure how the editor let that slip…)
i like it